A native of Russia, Isidore Sirota lived in New York City before moving to Atlanta. Once in Atlanta, he opened a corner grocery store named "Joe's Market." His wife, Rose, was also a native of Russia. Both of them were very active in the Farband Zionist Order, which was organized in 1913 and provided sickness and death benefits while promoting Yiddish culture and Socialist doctrine. The papers contain an autobiography of Isidore, naturalization certificates, Farband records and meeting minutes, publications, and a Yiddish poem.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1916 - 1979
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Isidore Sirota was born in Russia in 1897. In the early 20th century, he immigrated to the United States and married his wife Rose. During the Depression, Isidore moved to Atlanta in search of economic opportunity. He opened a grocery store called "Joe's Market" on the corner of Fraser and Fulton Streets. He and his wife were very active in the Farband Labor Zionist Order. Isidore passed away in 1961.
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- Isidore Sirota Family Papers, Mss 47
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- June 2019
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